From Poland to international cities
Warsaw - Vilnius
In order to get to Vilnius you will need to take a train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok with the Polish Railways (PKP) (2 hours trip) then take a Traukinio train for 4 hours to Kaunas and finally take the Lithuanian Railways train from Kaunas to Vilnius (1-hour trip).
Warsaw - Budapest
You can take a direct night train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati, the travel lasts 10h20.
Keep in mind that seat reservations for night trains are required. We advise you to reserve in advance.
Lublin - Bratislava
In order to go from Lublin to Bratislava, you'll need to take a train from Lublin station to Warszawa Wschodnia (2h57) and then take a second to train to Bratislava hl. st. (8hours trip).
Poznan - Berlin
The Eurocity from the Polish Railways (PKP) can take you to Berlin Ostbahnhof in 2h35.
Wroclaw - Prague
In order to travel to Prague, you will need to take three trains.
- Wroclaw Glowny - Miedzylesie (2h12) Polish Railways (PKP)
- Miedzylesie - Usti nad Orlici (1h) Czech Railways (ČD)
- Usti nad Orlici - Praha hl. n. (1h40) Czech Railways (ČD)
Traveling to Poland
The Polish national railway is PKP and TLK. Reservations are required for InterCity, Express InterCity trains, Express InterCity Premium (10€ supplement if the reservation has been done outside of Poland) and for long-distance regional trains Twoje Linie Kolejowe (TLK), EuroCity (EC) and Euro Night (EN).
They are three private train companies in Poland: Arriva RP, SKM and WKD. They are not included in the Interrail Pass.
Interesting places to visit in Poland:
- Krakow (2h24 from Warsaw by train)
- Gdansk (2h51 from Warsaw by train)
- Wroclaw (3h55 from Warsaw by train)
- Poznan (3h39 from Warsaw by train)
- Lublin (3h04 from Warsaw by train)